Plash vs Gurgle - What's the difference?
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Plash is a related term of gurgle.
As nouns the difference between plash and gurgle
is that plash
is (uk|dialectal) a small pool of standing water; a puddle or plash
can be the branch of a tree partly cut or bent, and bound to, or intertwined with, other branches while gurgle
is a gurgling sound.
As verbs the difference between plash and gurgle
is that plash
is to splash or plash
can be to cut partly, or to bend and intertwine the branches of while gurgle
is to flow with a bubbling sound.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(UK, dialectal) A small pool of standing water; a puddle.
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , II.viii:
- Out of the wound the red bloud flowed fresh, / That vnderneath his feet soone made a purple plesh .
* Isaac Barrow
- (Francis Bacon)
A splash, or the sound made by a splash.
* Henry James, The Aspern Papers
- These shallow plashes .
- Presently a gondola passed along the canal with its slow rhythmical plash , and as we listened we watched it in silence.
- plashing among bedded pebbles
- Far below him plashed the waters.
To cause a splash.
To splash or sprinkle with colouring matter.
- to plash a wall in imitation of granite
(etyl) plaissier, . Compare pleach.
The branch of a tree partly cut or bent, and bound to, or intertwined with, other branches.
To cut partly, or to bend and intertwine the branches of.
* to plash a hedge
To flow with a bubbling sound.
- The bath water gurgled down the drain.
To make such a sound.
- Pure gurgling rills the lonely desert trace, / And waste their music on the savage race.
- The baby gurgled with delight.
A gurgling sound.
* 1898 , , (Moonfleet) Chapter 4
- Then the conversation broke off, and there was little more talking, only a noise of men going backwards and forwards, and of putting down of kegs and the hollow gurgle of good liquor being poured from breakers into the casks.